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 News    August 24, 2016 

Reclamation awards $19 million contract for pump-generating plant upgrades at dam

The Bureau of Reclamation awarded a $19 million contract to replace and upgrade two pump-generating units at Grand Coulee Dam, the bureau announced Monday in a press release. The contract awarded Aug. 11 to American Hydro, of York, Pennsylvania,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 24, 2016 

Mayors reflect on consolidation survey

The public interest in consolidating local cities impressed at least one city official last week. Grand Coulee Mayor Paul Townsend said that the number of people interested in the consolidation of...

 
 News    August 24, 2016 

Newsbriefs

Volunteer department responses reported Volunteer fire Chief Richard Paris reported to the Grand Coulee City Council last Tuesday that his department made eight fire calls and responded to 34 ambulance calls during the month of July. The fire calls...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 24, 2016 

Bar burglarized on Main Street

The High Dam bar on Grand Coulee’s Main Street was burglarized last Tuesday night. The burglar got in by ripping the locks off a back door. Owner Frank Christman told police that losses include 48-inch and 60-inch flat-screen TVs, and damage to a...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 24, 2016 

Harvest festival planning for fun

It’s harvest time and almost time for a festival. The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce’s Harvest Festival is scheduled for Sept. 17-18, and features a number of special events. New to the festival this year, the Run the Dam event offers...

 
 By Bert Smith    Opinion    August 24, 2016 

Thanks for magical weekend

The Coulee Dam All Class Reunion Committee and I would like to thank the Grand Coulee Dam area businesses and residents for hosting our reunion Aug. 5-7. Something very special and almost magical happened that weekend as 500 former classmates and...

 
 Opinion    August 24, 2016 

Seventy- three years ago

A 1:60 working hydraulic model of Grand Coulee Dam provided engineers valuable information about the behavior and effect of water on the spillway bucket and on the riverbed downstream from it.  ...

 
 Obituaries    August 24, 2016 

Alma (Ayling) Schreiber

Alma Schreiber, 86, died peacefully at her Electric City, Washington, home on Wednesday, August 17, 2016. She was born June 14, 1930, in Great Falls, Montana, to James and Alma (Lehman) Ayling. The...

 
 Community    August 24, 2016 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon this Thursday, August 24, at the Eagles Lodge in Grand Coulee. Bob Valen will be presenting this week’s program, on the “History of the National Park...

 
 School    August 24, 2016 

New hires for schools

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board hired personnel to cover six vacant positions at a special meeting Monday. The special meeting also was a training session for members of the board. Hired were Alissa Mansker, as a second grade teacher;...

 
 Community    August 24, 2016 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 8/11 - An Electric City woman told police she witnessed a red truck backing into a power pole and that the light dropped and broke. Police looked for the truck but couldn’t find it, and notified Grant County PUD of the problem. - A...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 17, 2016

Reluctantly, Electric City hears consolidation survey results

The chamber of commerce’s Economic Development Council finally got a hearing about its community consolidation survey in front of Electric City’s council, but it wasn’t easy. The EDC group attended the Aug. 9 council meeting and requested to...

 
 Obituaries    August 17, 2016

Willard F. Rinker

Willard F. Rinker, 86, passed away following a brave battle with A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig's Disease), early Thursday morning, August 11, 2016, at Coulee Medical Center, in Grand Coulee, Washington. Born, Ap...

 
 Community    August 17, 2016

Meetings and Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon this Thursday, August 17, at the Eagles Lodge in Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. Okanogan County Demos Annual Picnic Okanogan County Democrats...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 17, 2016

Towns will cooperate on streets grant

All four local municipalities are cooperatively putting in for a Department of Transportation TIB grant this week. If the grant applications are successful, it will enable the four cities and towns to get a better bid on the work, Elmer City Public...

 
 Community    August 17, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 8/5 - USBR Plant Protection told police that there were two men walking around behind the administration building. The officer found two men from a landscaping crew who had proper badges allowing them to be on the property. - Police...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 10, 2016

Survey shows widespread support to combine cities

The chamber of commerce's Economic Development Council (EDC) received an unusually strong response to a consolidation survey mailed to 2,235 residents and placed online in June. Some 546 residents...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 10, 2016

Endsley, Moore hired as head coaches

The Grand Coulee Dam School District approved the contracts of two new coaches at Lake Roosevelt High School and a fourth grade teacher for the elementary school. Approved Monday, during a special meeting, were Casey Moore, for girls’ soccer, and L...

 
 By Jesse Utz    Opinion    August 10, 2016

The wheels on the bus go round and round

Remember that old song from our younger days, which we would just keep singing and singing as we rode the bus to school or on a field trip? I was reminded of that song at a Public School Employees (PSE) Conference over the weekend. I sat at a table...

 
 Community    August 10, 2016

Super golfers

Long-retired former Grand Coulee Dam School District superintendent Jim Keene and new superintendent Paul Turner putt Thursday evening at Banks Lake Golf Course during a Rotary Club best-ball...

 
 Community    August 10, 2016

Meetings an Notices

Chamber This Week The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at noon this Thursday, August 11, at the Eagles Lodge in Grand Coulee. Ron Mackie of NCI Datacom will be speaking about the internet opportunities his company can bring...

 
 Community    August 10, 2016

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 7/28 - An employee at Coulee Gas reported they had found several 5-gallon grease cans in their dumpster. The cans had a label of a firm in Omak on them. The firm was notified. - A man on Williams Avenue in Electric City told polic...

 
 News    August 10, 2016

Newsbriefs

Big reunion starts Friday The 2016 Grand Coulee All- School Reunion is here this week. All former Grand Coulee School District students, teachers and employees are invited to gather at North Dam Park at 7 p.m., Friday night, to renew old...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 3, 2016

Old Center school vandalized again

The former Center Elementary School in Grand Coulee was broken into for the third time last week, with hundreds of dollars of damage done and questions about the building's future looming unanswered....

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 3, 2016

Volunteer effort working for course

Running Banks Lake Golf Course with volunteers is working, Port District 7 commissioners declared last Thursday. In a financial report to commissioners, treasurer Joanne Davidson noted that the golf...

 

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